Lake Vivi

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Vivi Lake
Vivi Lake is located in Russia
Vivi Lake
Vivi Lake
Location in Russia
LocationEvenki District
Coordinates66°25′N 94°15′E / 66.417°N 94.250°E / 66.417; 94.250Coordinates: 66°25′N 94°15′E / 66.417°N 94.250°E / 66.417; 94.250
Primary outflowsVivi River, length 426 km (265 mi)
Basin countriesRussia
Max. length88 km (55 mi)
Max. width1.5–5 km (0.93–3.11 mi)
Surface area229 km2 (88 sq mi)
Surface elevation255 m (837 ft)
SettlementsNo permanent settlements

Lake Vivi (Russian language: о́зеро Ви́ви) is a lake on the Vivi River in the Putorana Plateau, Evenkia in Siberia, Russia. It is a typical river lake, while the length is ca. 86 km, the width does not exceed 5 km, and the area of the lake is 229 km². It has no permanent settlements along its banks. It is famous as the geographical center of Russia. The spot is marked by a 7-metre monument erected in August 1992. Nearby is an even higher cross dedicated to St. Sergius of Radonezh.

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